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Vol. XII No. 22
Friday May 28 - June 3, 2004

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by Saichon Paewsoongnern

SERVING THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THAILAND

Pattaya baht bus drivers miffed over lack of support from the city in changeover

Want city to let public know about the new service

Baht bus drivers are not entirely happy with the amount of promotion the city has given to the changeover from air-con bus service to 5-baht baht buses plying the same route.

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Truck slams into oncoming fuel train, triggers inferno

Damage estimated at 100 million baht

A truck burst through a rail crossing and slammed into a train transporting oil on Tuesday, May 18, triggering a huge blaze that spewed thick black smoke in Chonburi.

One man died and three people were injured in the blaze.

A statement released by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) said that a truck had deliberately burst through warning barriers, colliding with a fuel-laden train bound for Chiang Mai from Mabtaput. The blaze damaged the engine and five carriages carrying 200,000 liters of benzene and diesel fuel. The flames spread rapidly and firefighters had difficulty in putting out the fire due to the thick smoke.

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NEWS

Drug prisoners trained for future career


 

OUR COMMUNITY

Shenanigans doors blown off

Last Friday night, Shenanigans blew the doors off with the rockfest to end all rockfests, as the Bangkok based Bastards and Pattaya’s Pop and the Allstars had a double recording night in the popular Irish pub.

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FEATURES

Indian community celebrates India’s first Sikh prime minister

Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports conveys his good wishes

Members of the Thai Sikh congregation last Sunday rejoiced and chanted special prayers at the Sikh “Gurudwara” (Sikh temple) on Soi 17 in South Pattaya to congratulate and give blessings to Manmohan Singh, the first Sikh prime minister of India.

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SOCIAL SCENE

Sophin Tappajug, (2nd left) MD of the Diana Group presents a bouquet of flowers to Pairoj Intawachkul, leader of the Tuxedo Magic Show after their entertaining performance at the Green Bottle Pub. The show was organized by Surached Saenyabutr and Thammarat Chotikul as a gift for their loyal customers.

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SPORTS

PSC 38th Members Tournament escapes the big wet

Phoenix Country Club, Friday May 21

The heavens opened and deposited a major storm on Pattaya early in the morning. As I stood on the balcony Beach Road was flooded axle deep and the water flowed in a torrent down Soi 1 and Soi Regent Marina, surely there would be no golf today.

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